We must mention first that every material object, every part
has its astral twin; and this counterpart is itself not a simple body, but
is commonly exceedingly complex, being composed of assorted kinds
of astral matter.
Also each living creature is surrounded with an atmosphere of its
own, commonly call
ed its aura, and in the case of humans this aura
forms of itself a really fascinating branch of study. It's seen as an oval
mass of luminous mist of extremely complex structure, and from its
shape has occasionally been called the auric egg.
fluid as it is absorbed and specialized, as it
circulates in rosy light throughout the body, as it eventually radiates
from the healthy individual in its altered form, is also perfectly
Most bright and most easily seen of all, maybe, thoug
h belonging to a
more polished order of matter
is that aura which
expresses by its bright and ever
changing flashes of color the different
wants which sweep across the man's mind from moment to moment.
This is the true astral body.
But to see t
the student must,
naturally, have developed the vision to do so